Food

Eat Real Food and Never Diet Again

Eat Real Food and Never Diet Again “I am going on a diet,”  remarked the woman in front of me at the supermarket check-out. She didn’t seem overly enthused about her upcoming dietary challenge. In fact, she seemed nervous and sad. She can’t remember a diet she didn’t try.  Exasperated with her weight gain, she…

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6 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Grind Your Grains at Home

“There is nothing more fundamental than knowing what you are putting in your mouth.” —Kelsey Timmerman, Where Am I Eating Bread in various forms serves as the global “staff of life.”  In recent years, American consumers have generalized that ALL bread and flour, mainly wheat, are food enemies.  Wrongly accused, bread/flour are not the real…

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6 Effective Real Food Habits for Healthful Living

Science, industry, and government have complicated our food.  Food is intended to be simple and pleasurable.  Instead, we rely on specific food movements to tell us how and what to eat.  Based on the statistics for obesity, high blood pressure, and chronic diseases, our Western diet has failed us.  Sadly, in most of America, pharmacies…

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Wholesome Chocolate Banana Smoothie (Whole30 Compliant)

The goal in real food eating is to find recipes that use clean ingredients.  My daughter, who is my partner in kitchen creations, and I blended this scrumptious wholesome chocolate banana smoothie (Whole30 compliant/vegan/GF) that is packed with ingredients plucked from nature.  The typical smoothie offered at a restaurant can be a bit deceiving.  Most…

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Whole30 Meal Plan for One Week

The former editor of America’s Test Kitchen (ATK), Christopher Kimball declares, “I hate the idea that cooking should be a celebration or a party. Cooking is about putting food on the table night after night, and there isn’t anything glamorous about it.”  Kimball may not have designed a Whole30 meal plan, but after decades of…

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How to Get Started With the Whole30 Challenge 2017

The Whole30 program is just the beginning of your journey into healthful living. Everyone who embarks on a new journey experiences a level of apprehension.  Intentional planning will eliminate some of the distress.  If you were to climb Mount Everest, there would be specific steps you would take to ensure a safe, well-planned adventure.  Although…

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